His waist was thick with pones of sinew bulging over the hips, as one sees in the statue of discobolus.
Wan hunder an' forty-nine an' a half—bad luck to ye, discobolus!
You are strong enough, certainly, but the art of the discobolus must be learned like any other.
It is so with the statue in our illustration called the discobolus or Disk-thrower.
Then came the discobolus and others, all equally perfect and true.
But for our golfing suggestion some of the discobolus models serve us better.
It is never a right angle (see the discobolus), but it approaches very closely to a right angle.
The Apollo and the discobolus are engaged in the same purpose—the one watching the effect of his arrow, the other of his discus.
He's god-like to look at; he's got a figure like the discobolus, and the brain of a Dr. Watson.
discobolus, dis-kob′o-lus, n. 'the disc-thrower,' the name of several famous statues of athletes.